from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A room, as in a hotel or private club, set aside for smokers.
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- n. A room designated for people who wish to smoke.
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- n. room in a hotel or club set apart for smokers
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Ned Townsend nearly choked on a mouthful of cigar smoke as Hayden St. Clair came striding into the smoking room of his Kensington town house.
The original building had comprised four spacious rooms: an all-purpose sitting room at the front, a grand fireplace and dark-panelled walls, and beside it a smaller room that had served as my father's bedroom in his bachelor days, converted into a billiards and smoking room after my mother came.